Conservation controls and landholders

Subject: Conservation controls and landholders
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 09:21:50 +1000

From: Martin  on 03/04/2000 09:21 AM

Subject:  Conservation controls and landholders

An item of some current interest with respect to the recent discussion on
landholders and conservation appeared in the weekend papers (eg. Melbourne AGE).

The following site is an opportunity  for those interested in the impact of
conservation controls on landholders to make a submission to the House of
Representatives Committee on Environment and Heritage.

Among the matters being being considered by the Committee are the following:
- the impact of conservation measures imposed by governments on landholders and
- intrenational developments in ameliorating the cost of conservation for
- how to establish the private and public good components of conservation; and
- how to how to equitably share the costs associated with conservation among all
members of the community.

Note that the deadline for submissions is 19 May, 2000.

Martin O'Brien
Executive Scientific Officer - Scientific Advisory Committee
Parks Flora and Fauna Division
Department of Natural Resources and Environment
4/250 Victoria Pde.,
East Melbourne  3002

Tel: 9412 4567
Fax: 9412 4586
(prefixes: Interstate 03 International 613)

Visit the Biodiversity section of the Department of Natural Resources and
Environment at:

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